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>> good morning it is friday, august 5. matt o'donnell is off, gray hall ask joining us. >> here's some of the stories we're following for you. an elevator crashed at the cell justice center injurying the sheriff's deputy. the owner of the trump taj mahal explains why he is closing the casino. >> let's talk accuweather, the last two days have been great. let's see what we can expect today with david murphy and matt pellman is in for karen rogers with a look at traffic, good morning.
>> reporter: good morning, everybody, today is not going to be too bad of a day, we'll start out with shine. it will grow more humid as we go through the afternoon and evening, but it looks like it will be dry. 70 degrees in philadelphia. it is warmer this morning than the last couple of mornings in the city. 65 in allentown. 68 in reading, 67 in wilmington, 63 cool degrees in cape may, new jersey. dewpoints are on the low side everybody close to 60 that's barely humid air the exception will be in dover, that's a little more humid in cape may. the numbers will be rising this afternoon and evening. as we roll through the day, 69 degrees for the run this morning. humidity on the low side which is nice, we'll bump up to 78 degrees by 10:00 a.m. by noon, in the low 80s. today's high, 86 degrees, it will be more humid in the afternoon and evening. looks like a good start for
musikfest tonight. tomorrow, hot and steamy conditions matt pellman with the possibility of a strong, passing thunderstorm. details coming up. >> reporter: glad it is friday, looks like the construction crews are ready for friday, david. they cleared from the vine street expressway, all lanes are reopened between the schuylkill expressway and broad street. we have wrapped for a week. call it a week time to head home. if you're heading to the vine street expressway, you'll get by just fine. on 202 are you enjoying the third lane in each direction. we have not seen our formerly normal delays on. they are putting the finishing touches on the widening project, for now you're getting by just fine. we had a crash on the northeast extension approaching the lehigh valley interchange. that cleared out of the way, but there are two separate work zones in the right lane between
quakertown and the lehigh valley. speaking of the lehigh valley, musikfest starts today, expect all the typical road closures in and around bethlehem for the next week or so. tam. >> developing this morning, the search is on for a shooter who left a man shot on the ground in the west oak lane section. police believe the shooter sped away from the scene of a van that had a child inside in the west oak lane section. the victim was shot three times as he was trying to get in and out of the vehicle. the victim ran half a block before he collapsed. we'll have more in a life report in the next half-hour. most of the criminal justice center in center city will be closed this is the aftermath of the chaotic scene yesterday when an elevator crashed in the building. the deputy was critically hurt. he was rushed from the court to hanheman hospital. katherine scott is live with the
latest. >> reporter: good morning, tam, a sheriff's deputy was in surgery in had hahnemann univery hospital and he remains here this morning with serious injuries caused by the elevator malfunction. court clerk gave reporters the thumbs up as she was released from had hanheman university hospital with minor injuries. paul owens remains in the hospital overnight. his injuries more serious. >> he is in bad shape. several broken bones in his back. >> reporter: first responders rushed to the criminal justice center at 13th and filbert around 10:20 after a malfunction in the elevator used by court house workers and jurors. >> nobody hold us anything, we were on the 11th floor and heard a loud boom. >> reporter: this diagram gives
you an idea what happened. the sergeant was in a car in the left, it slingshotted upward. heavy debris rained down on the elevator that smith was in forcing that car down. the elevator in question was inspected in june, it is unclear what triggered this event. >> the operation or the malfunction of the elevator we're not clear on, we're calling the experts to look into it. as far as the courthouse is concerned it will be closed for most events, there are a few exceptions, preliminary bail arraignment. we're live at hanheman university hospital. katherine scott channel 6 "action news." gray. >> thank you. this morning, a wilmington police officer detective is under arrest accused of paying someone to set his car on fire in an insures scam.
ahmard reddick is facing a number of charges including second degree arson. investigators say he paid someone $100 to set his car object fire. he was going to use the insures money to pay off a debt. he has been placed on administrative leave. a 35-year-old woman said she was walking on the 1900 block of green street monday night when an armed man stole her purse. a few blocks away and two minutes later, the armed suspect and two accomplices robbed a man. the suspects are between 16 and 20 years old. the billionaire owner of the trump taj mahal is explaining his decision to close the casino after labor day. carl icahn claimed he lost $100 million over the past year and a half. it is one thing to have losses,
but to burns tens of millions of dollars is foolish. local 54 is in the midst of its longest strike ever in atlantic city. it argues workers are entitled to pension benefits when trump was wiped out years ago restored now that they are in better times. hillary clinton pulls away from donald trump in the polls at the end of one of the most difficult weeks of trump's campaign. we have more on that. >> reporter: donald trump campaigns today through speaker paul ryan, paul ryan is a good guy. ryan has his own concerns.
>> he has had a pretty strange run since the convention. mike penns is left doing damage control issuing a blanket endorsement for all in congress seeking re-election. hillary clinton bashing trump and his business practices. he has cheated contractors. i take that personally. i met people who were destroyed by donald trump. take a look at what he has done, not what he said. >> president obama took the gop nominee to task calming his claims of a rigged election nonsense. if mr. trump is up ten or 15 points on election day and losing maybe he can raise questions, that doesn't seem to be the case at the moment. >> trump can't escape the controversies.
in washington, maggie brewly, channel 6 "action news." >> new on "action news," a proposed law in new jersey ends the issue of child brides. this weather is good for farmers, one in the poconos is thriving. >> reporter: it's warmer than yesterday, plus later this afternoon and evening, you'll feel the humidity build back in and tomorrow will be seem steamy. i'll have more on the thunderstorm chance, future tracker 6 has that story coming up. where things come from?
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it's a good thing producing more sugar in the grapes and a more flavorful and intense wine. >> sounds good to he moo, -- good to me. happy friday. >> reporter: it is a happy friday. storm tracker 6 live showing we have no rain and fair amount of sunshine and elsewhere across the region as we head into sunrise in a little while. the dewpoint is 60 not all that humid to start out. the winds are out of the southwest, though, 3 miles per hour, not all that strong, but the southerly flow will make things sitle stickier later -- a little stickier late this afternoon and evening. as we take a look at temperatures, it will be milder today and more humid this afternoon than yesterday. 70 degrees by 8:00 a.m. 78 degrees by 10:00 a.m.
noon, 82. this afternoon a high of 86 degrees at 3:00 p.m., by 5:00 p.m., 84 degrees. so, definitely getting warm out there and later on a little more humid. 86 in allentown. 87 in reading. 84 in wilmington and trenton. warm from millville and dover, on the beach in cape may, 82 degrees. 82 degrees in ocean city. low risk of rip currents that's good. it's a bit more humid the farther south you go along the coast. looks like low 80s in rehoboth beach and bethany beach. for music beach we're kicking it off in style with main ambassadors at the steel stacks at 6:00. we're in the mid 70s tonight. it's probably dry and there's a chance of a spotty pop-up shower, that will probably mills
bethlehem. 90 degrees on saturday, we're better on sunday, we have a gorgeous start to the workweek next week. in terms of storms, future tracker 6 shows you we're mainly dry, in the afternoon, showers are possible. as we go into 2, 3, 4:00 p.m., there's a chance of spotty thunderstorms going through. not everybody will see them. saturday is not a washout. it's just at some point during the afternoon and early evening you'll see the storms and showers pop through. getaway day for the shore, city and poconos, not bad, 78 at the shore and 78 in the poconos. 86 in the city, slightly humid in the morning and afternoon. 86 is the high in philadelphia. tomorrow, steamy, 90 degrees, there's a period in the afternoon where you'll see a shower or thunderstorm pop through. sunny, less humid on sunday, 87 degrees.
monday, beautiful, 85. 878 great on tuesday, wednesday and thursday, the humidity spikes back up, we reintroduce the idea of a couple of thunderstorms. remember, when we're not on the air you can get weather information at 6abc.com/weather. today nod too bad and -- not too bad and tonight at musikfest. >> ex-ambassadors are getting around, they will be on "g.m.a." and at steel stacks tonight. brazil is reeling from political and economic turmoil. the president is facing impeachment. as well they are dealing with this, olympic members are voicing concerns about traffic security and water pollution. speaking of which a water test by abc news confirm the test about water contamination.
the water is teaming with infectionous organisms coming from raw sewage. president obama is once again calling on congress to pass emergency funding to fight the zika virus outbreak. he first requested the money in february. the head of the centers for disease control said airline spraying is killing the -- aerial spraying is killing the moss -- mosquitoes. florida's governor requested ten thousand zika virus testing kits for pregnant mothers. unchained at last rallied assembly bill a3091. it would bar anyone from the age
of 18 from marrying or entering into a civil union in new jersey. a u.s. citizen said her parents forced her to move to pakistan and mary her 28-year-old cousin when she was 15. she was married for five months before the state department brought her back to the u.s. >> i want the young girls to know that are listening or watching that there are choices. i didn't have any. >> currently in new jersey, children ages 16 and 17 can mary with parental consent. a child was on a bike ride with his brother and cousin at a wisconsin campground when he got separated from the group wednesday night. search crews found the boy four hours later and 6 miles from where he was last seen. the family said they cannot compress their gratitude enough
for the dozens of strangers that came out to help. >> that's a long journey, i'm glad the story ended that way. 4:48 a.m., matt pellman is up with another look at the roads this morning. >> apple is asking hackers to break into their software and they are offering to pay them. we have the details in business when "action news" continues.
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morning, august 5, yes, indeed my friends, friday morning, happy friday, we made it through the week. as we look live at i-95 construction crews have packed up and gone home. everything is reopened at cottman avenue including the northbound off ramp, southbound center city is moving along just fine. all is fine on the vine, they packed up and left this area, as well. all the construction from the overnight is gone. crews don't return until monday night, until 11:00 p.m. an accident in warrington between lime kiln pike and county line road. i was looking at the cameras in the area. looks like you can get by. earlier crash on the northeast extension northbound by the lehigh valley that's gone. a couple of work zones in that area. the right lane is blocked in
spots. west chester pike left lane is out of commission, farther east near norristown, the center lane and right lane is closed, the zones should clear before too long. >> the school district of philadelphia is retesting drinking water in schools to make sure it is lead free. samples will be taken at 40 schools. district leaders wants to make sure it complies with epa and health standards. it is part of the safe drinking water program. schools in area where children have high blood levels in older buildings will be tested. the district tested back in 2010. time to talk business on this friday morning. good news for walmart works, the store is launching new scheduling systems, worker will have two choices they can pick every week or plan their shifts
three weeks in advance. the changes come amid pressure from workers for more control in being able to plan their lives. stocks ended flat on wall street. futures are pointing to a higher open. apple is turning to hackers to help get rid of security you flaws in its software. they are offering $200 for hackers to come forward with security flaws in the software. internet speeds have hit an all time high that's according to a report by speed tests they are averaging 42% than last year, and 1,000 times faster than the days of dialup. that's pretty fast. i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message.
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so glad you stayed with us, time 4:56, evesham police are looking for an identity theft suspect who racked up $18,000 in gift cards. the surveillance picture shows the suspect who stole a woman's wallet in marlton last saturday. the gift cards were charged to her credit cards at five different target stores throughout camden and gloucester county. if you recognize the suspect, call police. animals do the darnest things like getting stuck on the ledge of a home. folks spotted this animal across
the street. it was jack a husky mix stuck on the window ledge. the works put aside their breakfast and rescued jack. his owner think jack escaped through a crack in the window next to the air-conditioner. >> he pushed it and it came up done. what do you think he was doing on the into? chasing pigeons. >> she said she wants to meet the man who rescued jack my dog is jack he looks like that excelled do exactly that. >> george zimmerman is back in the news over an altercation at a florida restaurant. >> dangers under the law the sing. a new report reveals what's in your bathroom cabinet could pose a risk to your child's eyesight.
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5:00 a.m., friday, august 5. i'm tamala edwards along with gray hall. matt o'donnell has the day off. >> here's what's happening on "action news," witnesses say a suspected gunman jumped into a getaway van with a baby on board after shooting several shots at a man. >> police believe this man is responsible for four attacks on women in philadelphia. one is a murder case. the stage is set, one